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Self-Injury Awareness Day

Self-Injury Awareness Day

By Alies Barton, MSW, LCSW   March 1st is Self-Injury Awareness Day Self-injury, self-harm, self-mutilation, cutting, or deliberate self-harm are all terms used when talking about someone hurting themselves on purpose. Self-injurious behaviors are quite common and can... Read More
Categories: Education
Nutrition Facts Label Reading 101

Nutrition Facts Label Reading 101

By Grace Burton, MS, RD, LDN     Due to the increasing prevalence of obesity and chronic disease in our society, many people are trying to make healthier choices with their food and beverage intake. Depending on personal health needs and goals, people monitor... Read More
Categories: Education
Mythbusters: Nutrition Edition

Mythbusters: Nutrition Edition

By Avance Care Registered Dietitian Grace Burton, MS, RD, LDN   Just like that, it’s 2019! It’s the beginning of a new year and many people are setting New Year’s resolutions, ranging from personal to financial to physical and mental health. Often times, after an... Read More
Categories: Education
A Conversation with Tishira Brewington, PA-C

A Conversation with Tishira Brewington, PA-C

Name: Tishira Brewington, PA-C Role at Avance:  Physician Assistant – Knightdale Years at Avance Care: Less than one My first job: Famous Footwear Why primary care:  Primary care is the most versatile aspect of medicine. Why I love Avance Care:  I love the... Read More
Categories: Education
A Conversation with Casey Clark, FNP-C

A Conversation with Casey Clark, FNP-C

Name: Casey Clark, FNP-C Role at Avance:  Family Nurse Practitioner – Knightdale Years at Avance Care: Less than one My first job: Carpet cleaning and taking pictures for Santa at the mall! Why primary care:  Primary care is the unique opportunity to care for... Read More
Categories: Education
Depressions – Subtle Signs

Depressions – Subtle Signs

By Nakalya Leggett, MSW, LCSW     “You are too “HAPPY” to be depressed!”   Have you or someone you know ever opened up to others about your mental health struggles and the response went a little something like this, “You are too happy to be depressed”? Was... Read More
Categories: Education
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